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CalFresh Food Things to Know

Things to Know

​CalFresh food benefits can now be used to buy groceries ONLINE at Albertsons, Amazon, Safeway, Vons, and Walmart.

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Frequently Asked Questions


CalFresh Food eligibility income limits and the amount you receive on your EBT card monthly increased on 10/1/20. For more information in English and in Spanish​.​


Disaster CalFresh Food benefits are now available in Santa Clara County due to the wildfire and evacuation. You may be eligible if you lived or worked in our county between August 14 and September 12 and experienced adverse effects. Adverse effects include food loss, loss of income, inaccessible resources, or incurred disaster-related expenses. Applications will be accepted November 2 - November 10, 2020

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Due to wildfire evacuations in Santa Clara County. From 8/22/20 - 9/23/20 CalFresh Food EBT cards can be used to purchase prepared hot foods at authorized retailers. To find authorized retailers visit the CalFresh Food Retail Locator.

Prepared Foods ​​


To make it easier to find Double Up Food Bucks and Restaurant Meals Program locations we have developed an online locator Check it out.


Did you know? Many of the people who qualify for CalFresh Food, can also get health coverage through Medi-Cal program. Medi-Cal provides free or low-cost health insurance for eligible individuals that comes with a range of health benefits and services.​

Last updated: 6/5/2020 7:52 PM